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Relational Database Design

Relational Database Design

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A relation schema Ris in 4NFwith respect to a set Dof functional and
multivalued dependencies if for all multivalued dependencies in D+of
the form α →→ β, where α ⊆Rand β ⊆R, at least one of the following
hold:

α →→ βis trivial (i.e., β ⊆ αor α ∪ β= R)

αis a superkey for schema R
If a relation is in 4NF it is in BCNF

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